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story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. ♪ from washington. hello, i'm libby casey. it's gone on and on, and shows no clear end the war in syria between president bashar al-assad forces and a myriad of rebel groups and islamist fight whose want to see him out of power. there are talks while offering small help to rebels. many are expressing frustration over the situation on the ground, and they have their own political objective. as refugees suffer and the conflict grinds on where do we go from here? first this background. secretary of state john kerry is again this week working with middle east allies to keep attention on the syrian crisis. arriving in saudi arabia over the weekend chief ambassador was helping the relationship between the two countries. >> i particularly wanted to have the opportunity to visit with his majesty the king of saudi arabia, and i'm particularly grateful because i know that he is not seeing enormous numbers of people these days, but right now we have very important things to talk about to make certain that the saudi arabian
we have very important things to talk about to make certain that the saudi arabian u.s. relationship is on track, moving forward, and doing the things that we need to accomplish. >> washington's main arab ally has concerns with the approach to the conflict in syria. they acknowledge there are divergent obviously on how to end conflict, but the goal remains the same. >> even a limited strike will send a message to assad that no other nation can deliver. but a targeted strike can make assad or any other dictator think twice before using chemical weapons. >> but despite president obama's tough talk a strike never happened. instead the assad regime grayed to account for and aid in destroying it's chemical weapons stock pile. for the u.s. the condition in syria is status quo. meanwhile 2 million syrian versus fled their homes and more are displaced in the country as war conditions. rebels have lost ground to assad forces. neighboring nations are shaking under the weight of refugees, especially lebanon. it now has more than 800,000 syrians nearly a quarter of lebanon's population of $4 mil
casey. doctors take an oath to do no harm. medical professional working with the u.s. military and intelligence services were forced to violate that oath in the treatment of terror suspects captured after 9/11. even though torture was banned by executive order in 2009 the report said ethical violations continue at the president in guantanamo bay where detainee s staging hunger strikes have been forced fed. detainee abuse on the war of terror. it was funded in the open society foundation. since 2011 the u.s. department of defense and c.i.a. have had policies requiring guantanamo doctors and other medical personnel to breach national standards including on site physicians have participated in interrogations and by assisting in force feeding. also the report found that military medical training lacks ethical grounding for doctors to protect human rights. the report comes months after president obama reiterated his promise to close down the prison. >> the pentagon is trying to manage the situation as best as they can. but i think all of us should reflect on why exactly are we doing
by tweeting me at ali velshi and at ajrealmoney. here to help us is our good ryan is a financial adviser and ceo of optimum capital management. he joins me now. i want to pick up where i left off. asset companies behave differently. they all do different things under the same circumstances which is why i think too many people think of the stock market as on or off, in or out. >> right. you have unsystemic risks, and systemic risks. you can't get rid of systemic risks, but you can diversify away unsystematic risk. so if one stock goes up, you might want to decrease your exposure to that, or if you say i like the low-interest rate environment and the emerging market, so i might want to increase allocation to that. it really tolerance. >> risk tolerance, there are a million ways to get it. i still find that people will find out that they are moderate risk, but then they will want to back up the truck and invest in a hot ipo. >> if you ride it down -- you don't invest according to a motion. you invest according to a plan. a lot of individuals as you said earlier, 16,000 on the dow, 1800 for
airlines and u.s. area ways. john has been following this story now for months. >> wheels off the new giant carrier, the merger of u.s. area ways and americans being allowed to take off after all. somewhere sighed to stop the merger, concerning the $11 billion deal would hurt consumer choice. they filed a lawsuit back in august, with the u.s. and a.m.r. corporation, the parent of bankrupt american airlines should be forced to scrap it on the ground that if it went ahead, more than 80% of all u.s. commercial aviation will be in the hands of just four companies. blue now the deal is back on, but there's a price to pay for the new megaairline. the landing slots and gates at several major airports including dozens outside washington and at new york's airport, must be given up to win antitrust approval by the department. competing low cost will also be given more under the terms of the deal. the agreement has the potential to shift the landscape of the aviation industry, according to the d objectionj, by guaranteeing a bigger foothold for locule carriers at key airports. the settlement insured w
for insurance. >>> lighting of the national menorah at the white house. u.s. air force band taking part in that celebration. >>> it's looking like black friday already. now there is a chance of bargains. major retailers opening their doors today to kick off the holiday shopping season on one y early. for information on news around the world go to www.aljazeera.com. until then, happy thanksgiving, and happe happy hanukkah. >> it's thanksgiving, and perhaps you're washing counsel your turkey and stuffing with a nice handcrafted american beer. millions are enjoying flavors and styles made by the industry on the rise here. i'm ray suarez. the american craft brewing is ththe "inside story." >> there is little known american industry boiling with growth, creating jobs and frothing with potential. we're talking about american craft beer. not in more than a hundred years has there been as many production breweries as there are today. as consumers search for new flavors, coor's and budweiser, the handmade beers brewed across the country are generating billions of dollars in retail sales. now com
program uses sophisticated buy metric checks to decide who should get a handout of rations. it is a massive logistical exercise that costs $8 million a month. kenya has paid a heavy price and the time is now right for refugees to go. the reactions are calculated to make sure each person gets just enough nutrition to survive. earlier this month, the agency announced it was cutting food by a quarter, thanks to a budget shortfall. >> the reduction in rations has nothing to do with the agreement. it is just a coincidence. the refugees don't see it that way. for them, it sends a very clear message that both the kenyans have had enough of them. >> this man understands how his community feels. he knows are nobody who thinks somalia is now safe. >> i want to thank the unhcr and kenyan government for hosting us, but as a 11 gee leader, i don't think many are willing to go back. >> very few. i'm not sure any will go right now. >> if you want to get a sense of just how things still are in somalia, consider this. the place that refugees run to is always better than the home they've lef
for being with us. i'm joie chen. one of the best names in the treatment of dementia patients sits in a bigger debate, pharmaceutical companies, prescriptions and how doctors choose the medication they provide. johnson and johnson m settled about the government from 2002 to 2003 there was an off-labor use of the drug not approved by the fda. it has been since approved for dementia and young patients as well. and it has been an enormously successful product. it had $24.2 billion from 2002 to 2010, but it was the off-label period that raised alarm. the marketing effort including compensation to doctors amounted to reckless endangerment of patients young and old. >> the kick packs undermines adjustment of healthcare providers. it provides incentive to increase the use of drugs potentially putting the health of some patients at risk. the companies put down the risk of risperdol. put simply the alleged conduct is shameful and it is unacceptable. it displayed a reckless indifference to the safety of the american people, and it instituted a clear abuse of the public trust. >> joining us i
in the middle east. >>> this is free solo climbing or scaling a mountain without a rope. to us non-climbers, the best free soloist in the world will tell us what it's like to climb a mountain with nothing but your bear hands and chalk. welcome to "consider this." new jersey governor chris christie with an historic win in a big blue state. and in virginia agency race it was a suspenseful night with a race between a democrat and a conservative republican. it's where tea partyers got top billing. we'll take a sneak peek of staying power tha , and the seismic shift to the left. i'm joined which jeff warren, and bill snyder, professor at george washington university. they're both in our washington, d.c. studios, and here in studio with me is tom doherty, former senior adviser to george pataki. bill, let's start with you. chris christie, a big win. but when you look at the exit polls in a hypothetical match up to hillary clinton he would lose in his own state. >> it tells us that new jersey is still a blue state, and hillary clinton is still a very popular figure there. look, christie wo
shows us california's hi tech grapes - how science can achieve perfection in a glass. i'm phil torres. i'm an entermologist and i'll show you the spiders i found in peru. and how scent affects jaguars. that's the team, let's do some science. hey, guys, welcome to a fun week of science in the field. kyle, what is happening to the bee, how can we save them? >> bee populations are diminishing around the country. i wanted to find out why. i travelled to the heartland of america to find innovative ways to find technology to save the bees. late summer in barrett minnesota it is usually buzzing with activity. i think we are ready to walk down to the beehives. >> the midwest is known for the commercial bee industry. we have empty boxes not filled with honey. nothing. >> bee kooepers are witnessing an alarming problem. how many bees are we losing? >> the losses are avt ron omic am. i lost 65% of my operation last winter. we look in the ground to see if there's dead bees on the ground. most people in the u.s. would be happy staying away from the honey bee. >> they are critically important to the u
the pact with the u.s. the deal paving the way for further involvement with the country. if an agreement is reached 15,000 u.s. troops remain there through 2024. in latvia, 12 people, including two firefighters are dead after a supermarket collapse. the store is located in r. >> ga. the roof of the -- riga. the raf caved in. police are using sniffer dogs in search of survivors. no word on the cause of the collapse. in london three women were held captive in one home. they are free tonight. two suspects are on bail, released after questioning. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" is up next. i'm john siegenthaler see you here tomorrow night. 8 eastern and 11 eastern. you can get the latest news on aljazeera.com. harder to understand how the government is obtaining its evidence in a criminal case. and on that basis to challenge the source ofage investigation. >> even as he awaits trial, a website going by silk road 2.0, with a dread pirate roberts still at the helm is back online, and doing business in drugs. >> that was al jazeera reporting, now some light on the da
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
, target, and toys "r" us are offering holiday deals closer to thanksgiving. but not this year. they started rolling out deals on friday. there are a bunch of things that are conspiring. plummeting consumer confidence thanks to your government that shut down the government for a while, a shorter holiday season, and recent robust sales of cars and washing machines, that might take away from sales from soft line retailers, things like slows and toys this holiday season. analysts at morgan stanley forecast that holiday sales will go up, but only by 1.6%. that's two percentage points lower over the increase the year before. that would make for the slowest holiday sales growth in five years. because of that they predict the holiday season will be the most promotional one we've seen since the dark days of the recession in 2008. we'll see good deals this holiday season but that may not be enough of a good deal for the broader economy. today on twitter and facebook we've been asking you will you spend more or less this holiday season versus last year? jesse said plan to spend half of w
and things are restored to their national order. >> the u.s. is offering help for their recovery by sending marines. >> a disaster of this magnitude to quickly overrun any force, any government. what we can do is supplement the existing rotary wing lift that they already possess. >> southern china is now facing the at typhoon. streets flooded, schools have been ordered closed and fishing ports knock the down. craig, welcome to "inside story." the scene behind you is about entirely black. given the interruption of all power, does all relief stop when it gets dark? >> reporter: cebu does have power. it does have communication, though behind me there is no evidence of that it's certainly not as lit up an it normally would be. but that's not the case of the island hardest hit in the central philippines. they're still trying to establish power and communication there is, and almost every power pole was struck and knocked over, and all they have there right now is generators, and they've got some mobile cell towers which they'll put up to try to get communication from those survivors who need to
is falling to a loss. is it a bargain. plus is toys r us toast. the make or break for the largest toy store chain in the world. i'll ali velshi, and this is "real money." this is "real money." you are the most important part righ of the show. join us. job creation has gotten a jolt with job openings and over all hires climbing to a five-year high. i use the word jolt for a reason. it's job open labor report. that's 8.6% higher job openings. this jolt report is important because it's a piece of data that is favor ed by janet yellen. apparently she likes it because it sheds light on the dynamics behind the more familiar monthly jobs report. that same jolt report, that was job openings, shows the number of hires rising to 8.7% increase from last year. with the private sector leading the way, of course. now apparently employers had been feeling pretty confident about the consumer demand. this is in september. thus they were willing to invest and expand and hire more people to accommodate that optimism. since then we've seen consumer confidence come down fueled by the damaging 16-day government
with u.s. airways making american the largest carrier in the country. before the deal went through the justice department made american open up major hubs to smaller airlines and cut back on routes and a number of flights. on this edition of "inside story" we're going to talk about the mega merger and what it means for the flying public. the merger between american and u.s. airways is a $17 billion deal. the new american will carry 130 million passengers annually. it will operate 6700 flights to 500 destination nationwide. it will allow the new american airlines to become king of the air waives. airwaves. it must give up gates and landing slots in seven major airport including new york, los angeles, and ronald reagan washington airport in washington, d.c. those slots will go to lower cost carriers. american must now sell 104 take-off and landing slots. >> we expressed potential reduction in competition that the merger would potentially empose. >> the justice department initially blocked the deal fearing competition. but in a statement the attorney general eric holder sought to reas
,000. it's been 11 days since the catastrophe - only now are some able to leave. 50 u.s. navy ships and aer plains are taking part in global relief efforts. >> law makers in canada strippeded more power from rob ford. it had bizarre moments, he knocked over a council woman, and he mocked another law-maker. rob ford is refusing to step down. he says heel go to court to get back his authority. >> a deadly plane crash in russia video has been released. it captures the boeing 737 crashing and exploding. all 50 on board were kalilled. those are the headlines "consider this" is up next. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. >> every morning from 5 to 9am al jazeera america brings you more us and global news than any other american news channel. find out what happened and what to expect. >> start every morning, every day, 5am to 9 eastern with al jazeera america. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particu
"inside story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. ♪ >> the aftermath and suffering gripping the philippines tonight in the wake of typhoon haiyan. the most devastating and lethal storm in decades. that's the "inside story." >> hello, i'm ray suarez. typhoon haiyan could end up being the deadliest storm in the philippines. it pushed a wall of water 2 stories high as it stumped through the islands. the coastal town was toast totally wiped out and projection 10,000 people may be dead nationwide. on this edition of "inside story" we'll take you to the philippines for the latest on the aftermath and recovery efforts and we'll be joined by the ambassador to the philippines of the united states. >>> whole families lay in the rubble, survivors looking for scraps. it looks like a war zone. this is the condition of towns across the philippines as typhoon haiyan slam through the island in record-breaking force. >> everything is destroyed. everything is gone. the only thing left are our clothes and my child. >> i'm asking for help because i no longer have a home.
to give us some perspective on the situation. isn't north korea on the u.s. state department list of countries to avoid for u.s. citizens? >> the state department can only advise americans not to go to certain countries, in this case north korea, but mr. newman had the freedom to go there if we wanted if granted a visa. he went via a beijing-based tour company. you can tell imagine that before they bring any tourist into north korea, because this is quite a type of specific adventure traveling, that they would warn people what to do and what not to do, and one thing they make very clear is you have to listen to your north korean guide. that was the experience we had ourselves. they tell you what to do and where to go, and you are not supposed to step out of the hotel room. >> so melissa what kind of recourse does the family have? >> unfortunately the family will have to wait and depend on the state department. this is something the north koreans will try to use to their advantage, perhaps to get food aid or some sort of concession from the united states. >> and the north koreans a
breaks for companies that are shipping jobs overseas. they have even been used to block common sense, and widely supported steps to protect more americans from gun violence. even as families of victims sat in the senate chamber and watched. they have prevented far too many americans from serving their country. it has harmed our economy, and be harmful to our democracy. and it's brought us to the point where a simple majority vote no longer seems to be sufficient for anything. even routine business. through what is supposed to be the world's greatest then rahtive body. i realize that neither party has been blameless. for these tactics. they have developed over the years. and it seems as if they are continually escalated but today's pattern of obstruction it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisioned. the deliberate and determined effort to obstruct everything no matter where the merits just to refight the results of an election is not normal. and for the sake of future generations we can't really become normal. so i support the step the majority of senators took to chang
h. this is al jazeera. >> hello there, welcome our top stories. any deal keeping u.s. troops won't get final approval until after he leaves office. >> with all the news from europe, as three women are freed by police in london, after being held as slaves for 30 years. and no release, ukraine's refuses and drops plans for a landmark trade deal with europe. also ahead, go home. somali refugees in kenya have told they have to leave, they say that will put them back in danger. and on the frail of the lizard kings. the world's most notorious wild life trafficker. afghanistan's president has announced he won't sign an agreement to keep u.s. troops there after next year. they should support the deal, but that he would leave it to the next president to give its final approval. elections are due in 24 teen. one of the most contention issues in the security packet is giving u.s. troops immunity from prosecution under afghan law. as well as the right to self-defense. but only if forces ask them to, and finally troops numbers. if the draft is signed up to 15,000 american soldiers could stay
. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. and you can get us online any time. weed outnumber the locals. a new home on the rage. >> we want to be individual, we don't want the government to take care of us. >>> a message about shared faith and common values. >> we talk about family, we talk about education, we talk about self dependence. we talk about opportunities for american dream. >> and flowing straight into trouble. a new front in the contest between energy and the environment. >> and good evening. thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. will they stay or will they go? it is a fair question on this day before off-year elections in many communities around the country truly is an off-off election year, races which might not attract a lot of attention in any other year. but this year political divisions on many levels make quite a few races be bellwethers. what we currently call colorado where secessionists want to form a new state. might not have much of a success but it points to a bigger picture of divide. the great sky of colorado's rural community. chris bu
the results are hard to measure and our cultural diplomacy can't make up for use of things like drones. we're joined by our panel. and for all of us who it is your first time watching tonight, we're all about access. we use a variety of technologies. including skype, which allows us to reach all sorts of people. cynthia, we want to start with you. in many ways this sounds like a fancy name for goodwill gestures. how do you really define cultural diplomacy? >> that's hard to do. let me start with sample definition and then tell you what i think it isn't anymore. cultural diplomacy is people to people diplomacy for the 21st centry. diplomacy is no longer government to government or men sitting around trees signing treaties. so what is it then? i think it should be as much about intake as about output. you know, we think of the traditional model of sending american jazz musicians around the world which worked very effectively in the cold war period, when we clearly were about winning hearts and minds. and what we understood then was it wasn't just about packaging a positive message. it was ab
york: a tentative agreement allows for thousands of u.s. troops to stay in that country until 2024 training and assisting afghan troops. it does not allow troops to take on combat and needs to be approved by a council of elders. the u.s. and other world powers are in geneva discussing the nuclear program. the agreement an limiting the nuclear capability in exchange for easing sanctions is possible. >> the florida congressman that pleaded guilty to drug charges has taken a leave of absence, henry trey raydull was caught buying from an undercover police officer. >> bill clinton was one of 16 given the medal of freedom. others were loretta lynn, ernie banks, and media mooingual oprah winfrey. the medal of freedom was created 16 years ago. >> pat quinn signed into law same-sex marriage legislation. kentucky. explosive details of bomb makers that made their way to the u.s. consider this - how could the american government let them resettle in america? and paul ryan predict an end to the theatrical budget. will they produce one? >> a rod storms out of an appeals hearing. was it a stunt?
of the united states's closest allies. >>> election day for hondurans casting votes for change. >>> the u.s. and five other world powers announced a landmark deal today temporarily freezing iran's nuclear program. the six-month agreement in exchange for some relief from sanctions is the most significant compromise between the u.s. and iran since the 1979 iranian revolution. president obama hailed the agreement as the most significant and tangible progress of a diplomatic campaign. >> today that xloema diplomacy opened up a new path that we can verify iran's nuclear program is peaceful and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> let's bring in white house correspondent mike viqueira. mike, six months, that's the extent of this deal. what are world leaders hoping will happen during that time? >> reporter: at the end of that time, they are hoping they can come to a larger deal that will prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. they have instittuted steps that they believe will present iran from turning the corner. they call it "a breakout" to take the uranium and plutonium and turning it i
>> hello, good to have you with us. welcome to the news hour. these are the world's top news stories. >> no police, nothing. there was a breakdown of law and order. it shouldn't have been so. >> growing security fears after typhoon haiyan as armed men roam the streets of the philippines. >> northeast somalia is also struggling after a cyclone. 300 people have died and a state of emergency declared. >> a suicide bomber strikes in iraq as tens of thousands of muslims mark ashoura. >> hello, we are in london with the latest in europe, including a allowdown in the euro's recovery as the economy gross a slim .15%. >> farewell to a contradict legend. he is playing his final match. >> aid is finally reaching parts of the philippines devastated by typhoon haiyan. a u.s. aircraft carrier arrived. the uss george washington will assist operations and help helicopters to move supplies. more pictures are emerging from the disaster zone. this is 20 kilometers of coastline ripped to shreds. tacloban is one of the worth hit areas. survivors are flocking to the city's airport hoping to travel
. there were more than 70 twisters across 12 states. >> in the philippines deaths stand at 4,000. about 50 u.s. navy ships and aircraft are taking part in global relief efforts. video of the deadly plane crash in russia have been released. a security camera captured the boeing 737 crashing nose-first and exploding. 50 on board were kill. >> lawmakers in canada voted to strip power from toronto mayor rob ford. the meeting had bizarre moments with rob ford knocking over a council woman, he mocked another that interrupted his brother. >> rob ford is refusing to step down. he says he'll go to court to get back his authority as mayor? a. >> "america tonight itself is next on al jazeera. you can get the latest on aljazeera.com. america tonight's joie chen. >> we would like to now are you pleased with the rescue effort? >> the cradle of civilization, the plan to rebuild the marshes of mesopotamia. are >> good evening everyone, thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment i'm adam may. meth amphetamine is continuing to ravage all across middle america. every time law enforcement contraction down
trapped. no word on what caused the collapse. >> on capitol hill, senate democrats use the nuclear option - stopping phil busters with a simple majority making it easier to appoint presidential nominees. the move mass been called devastating by rep kuns. >> in london - modern day slavery. three women held captive in a home for 30 years. two suspects released on bail after questioning. >> the kennedy cousin convicted of the murder of a neighbour is free for now. michael skakel served 11 years in prison since being found guilty of the death of martha moxley. it was ruled that his lawyer did not adequately represent him. >> a milestone for the do you - finishing above 16,000 for the first time thursday. those are the headlines. "consider this" is next on al jazeera. you can get the latest news on line at aljazeera.com. smoking drug chantax. our investigation reveals an alarming number of dangerous side effects. also tonight, demanding diversity, the cries for balance and equality on campus. >> and going nuclear. in a historic move, the democrats change the way the senate does business, sayin
. >> millions of thanksgiving travellers may face delays. severe weather across parts of the u.s. will affect holiday travel for more than 43 million people. the system carrying rain, snow and sleet. hundreds of flights have been cancelled. >> a conference to lay out a roadmap is scheduled for january 27th. it's not clear whether the syrian government or opposition will attend. the syrian national coalition has dropped conditions that bashar al-assad has stepped down. the sides are far apart. >> afghan president hamid karzai will not sign a security pact with the u.s. until new conditions are met. hamid karzai met on monday with national security advisor susan rice. without an agreement that lays out conditions governing troops all troops might be withdrawn. details are revealed about the sandy hook school shooting. the report concludes lans adam lanza was obsessed with violence and video games. those are the headlines. america's deal with iran gets a mixed review, along with mixed messages from the obama administration and the iranian president. with the two countries not on the same page,
2015. joining us now from chicago, and the is author of canes way to wealth. from syracuse, mark schafer a social media and business consultant, and the awe tor of the dow of twitter. and from new york city, a reporter for the wall street journal heard on the street column, she focused on media and telecommunications. miriam who is buying twitter stock? who is the type of investor? >> well, it's not just your regular ma and pa investor, because there aren't that many shares of a highly -- allocated i.p.o. to go around. so it is you are seeing a lot of big hedge fund investors a lot of big institutional investor whose are getting claim to the first shares that are entering the market in the ipo. >> and mark schafer what draws an investor to go after something like twitter. >> well, i think the extraordinary thing that twitter has done and it is so difficult is they have dominated a niche, and i think that's very attractive for investors. they have monopolized their little piece of the web, and as their leaders have said, they are projecting that right now, only 10% of the potentia
report. here is that report. the jobless rate rose, but the u.s. government added 204,000 jobs to thei204--showscompanies. tony harris from new york, with the headlines. inside story is next on al jazeera america. >> a global food challenge of emention proportion could confront humanity as the earth heats up, but there are new solutions in tonight's "inside story." >> hello, today there are nearly a billion people who don't have enough to eat or who face food insecurity. by 2050 with 9 billion people in the world, the climate change and challenges will multi my, my. tonight what is being done and tonight what can be done to feed the plant. climate change is expected to change many things but a particular threat comes to the food we grow. projections suggest global food productions could decline. this is according to a summary for the u.n.'s governmental panel of climate change. the next report is due out in march. the next report is expected to show how need for food will ri rise. bankruptcy among farmers from water shortages and other disruptions. infrastructure and ecosystem failures fr
to rebuild the marshes of mesopotamia. are >> good evening everyone, thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment i'm adam may. meth amphetamine is continuing to ravage all across middle america. every time law enforcement contraction down on meth production, it pops up in different form. christophe putzel reports. >> veronica has been addicted to meth amphetamine for more than a third of her life. commonly referred to as speed, dope or ice, the drug is highly addictive and has been decimating rural communities like the one veronica has been living in for decades. >> they refer the to it as a walk away drug. you walk away from everything you ever valued for your next high. >> he says meth amphetamine after a dipping in consumption a few years ago due to drug enforcement, is at a new high. >> i don't know how something has had such a effect on someone's quality of life as the use of meth amphetamine. >> i was 26 when i started using. and i'm 43 years old now. that's how it goes around here, though. five miles from here and five miles around you there's probably 100 or more. people
. republicans have been using the former rule that required 50 results to hold up judicial nominations. afghanistan's president says he does not trust the united states. he spoke as afghan leaders consider add proposed security packet, with the u.s. if the deal is reached thousands of u.s. troops can remain in afghanistan after 2014. and the pilot who landed a boeing dream liner at the wrong kansas airport, says he was confused. the huge plane arrived at its original destination today. an air force base in wichita, last night the pilot mistakenly landed on a shorter tarmac nine miles away, no passengers were onboard. those are the headlines at this hour, america tonight is up next, i'll see you back here at 11:00 eastern time, 8:00 pacific, and remember you can all get the latest news on aljazeera.com. only america tonight, dieing to quit. a man leads police on a high speed chase. >> a woman gets locked up in a psychiatric ward. >> i started walking around the house, scheming, yelling. >> both blame the stop smoking drug chantax. our investigation reveals an alarming number of dangerou
it the most. >> jonathan appreciate it, thank you. >>> nancy lindborg is with us, the assistant administrator for the u.s. agency for international development and she joins us now from washington, d.c. nancy good to see you. thank you for your time. i'm wondering if those c-130s, there is a u.s. base as i recall in the philippines. are those c-130s upon their way to those hard hit areas? >> well, in fact, we prepositioned some of our disaster assistance response team in the philippines, you know we monitor these storm systems and knew things were coming forward. we already have people on the ground who have been doing assessments for the last few days. we have mobilized military assets to help bring in early supplies as well to do the flyovers that help us understand really what is the extent of the damage. >> tacloban. tell us what you are hearing from your teams on the ground about how deaf stated that city is. -- dech state -- 27 stated that -- dpe. >> literally 80 to 90% devastated. this is one of the most fears storms to land and -- fierce storms to land and it has taken a huge and deva
a daunting task ahead of us. today we have about 1 billion people who are suffering from malnutrition, and we talk about the fact that we're growing community. we're going to have 9.7 billion people on the earth. what is required we have to produce 70% more food than we have today. that eternal won't come easy. >> attendees range from ncos to ngos. one area of focus innovation the usa u.s. is employing now to feed the planet . >> roger shaw, for international development cited new crops and new technologies that are making a difference. >> after a number of years of persistent focus feed the nurture reaches 7 million farmers in more than 19 countries around the world. >> since the inception of the feed the future program in 2009 the agency has focused on encouraging innovations with populations with limited resources. >> these kinds of new science-based products including new tradition butter product that we're distributing to every family and products that we're delivering to families in the horn of africa will very rapidly resuscitate children. it is why during famine and crisis that it use
. >> hi, i'm lisa flesher and you're in the stream. pakistan and the u.s., friends, enemies orr friend mys. we take an independent look at this complicated relationship. our digital producer bringing in all your live feedback of which we have tons today. >> all angles. international tweets. and pakistanis can agree they agree on knock. then we have brandon. pakistan wants what the u.s. has but hates what they stand for. and here is my favorite comment on facebook. united states has had an arranged marriage, they are always in court filing before divorce, by the end of staying married, but living separated but america still has to pay child support, after all there was love at some point. >> and the kids being the people of both countries totally confused. >> . >> drones, nukes, the talibans and anti-sentiments. these are just some of the issues that are complicated the fractures u.s. pakistan alliance since 9/11. pakistan is a recipient of a huge chunk of military aid. but mutual mistrust and the arms of groups brought into questions whether both countries stage share a strategi
. >>> and a meeting in afghan doing u.s. withdraw. [ "taps" ] >> a nation remembers john f. kennedy. >> back to the negotiating table, and all right iran's supreme leader i spoke to a pa a paramilitary group and slammed the u.s. saying instead of using threats, go and repair your devastated economy so your government does not shut down for 15 days. go and pay your debts. phil, i got if tell you, the first opening meeting was quite brief. it was almost as if it was the setting of the table for what is to come starting tomorrow. >> reporter: yeah, tony, those comments are being discussed here in geneva, you really couldn't miss them. but an u.s. delegation spoke in the background briefing today and the top negotiators has the impression that most of that was meant for the domestic audience back in iran. nevertheless, top officials saying that it does affect the december cases of mistrust that was built up over the years and that will have to be overcome if a real agreement is to come to the table. >> what are those specific issues that have to be ironed out for there to be a deal here? >> repo
for centuries as the lifeblood of the country's timber business. >> if you use elephants, you don't need wider roads, or a car, or a heavy duty machine. >> with their immense strength, these elephants can haul logs with minimal damage to the forest. they have survived wars, and decades of dictatorship. but now, the future of myanmar's timber elephants, and their handlers, is at risk. >> in order to make money, we have to fire some employees. since logging extraction is reduced, they will be fired. >> with the myanmar government drastically reducing timber extraction by 2014, livelihoods are on the line. >> yes, we are suffering because we have been working in this industry for a long time. >> after decades of lost opportunities, today myanmar is racing to catch up. some of the changes sweeping through the country are wrenching, - and will reach far corners. >> i'm nirmal ghosh, on this edition of 101 east, we gain rare access to remote elephant logging camps and ask, "is this is the end of myanmar's timber elephants?" >> for centuries, myanmar's tropical hardwood has been in demand across the
will curtail it's uranium enrichment program. in exchange the u.s. will release $7 billion worth of frozen assets. secretary kerry said any deal is fragile, and iran must keep up its end of the bargain. >> this is not going to change overnight. we have a long building process to engage in here. we need to put to test iran's words and intentions without any cobwebs, without any false assumptions, without any illusions. this is a hard road. >> reporter: top temperature low mats flew to geneva to say what appear to be stalled talks. the p 5 plus one. that's six world powers including the united states, france, britain, germany, china and russia agree that iran will temporarily leave uranium enrichment to above 5%, permit daily monitoring by international inspectors, halt construction of the iraq heavy water reactor. iran's new president a hassan rouhani, welcome the agreement and say he saw it as an affirmation as the country's right to enrich uranium. >> iran will continue it's enrichment. therefore i announce to the people of iran that enrichment will continue in the same way as bef
. >>> and the controversial cia program exposed. a program turning guantanamo bay inmates into double agents for the us. >>> that winter storm that dumped snow across the west and midwest now moving east and could effect your holiday travel plans. dave warren has more on the storm's track. robert ray is in atlanta with the impact on the airports, but we're going to begin with diane in pittsburgh with a look at how the storm is effecting the roads. and diane, based on what i'm seeing, those roads are slick. >> yeah, snow continues to come down. it has been coming down for hours now. there is probably between two and three inches of snow on the ground here. we were talking about people earlier, and they were not plussed by all of in. in 1950 the pittsburgh area saw 2.5 feet of snow. it is predicted this area will get about a foot of snow. it should be over by tomorrow night. at least that's what everybody is hoping. including this woman. >> i have a lot of people coming in from columbus, but they are not driving until thursday, and i think the weather will be fine then. >> reporter: now the pennsylva
with us. being with us. i'm joie chen. i'm joie chen. as we begin this holiday most as we begin this holiday most closely associated with closely associated with celebration, with abundance and celebration, with abundance and even excess, it might be a even excess, it might be a little unfair of us to ask you little unfair of us to ask you to stop and consider the worry to stop and consider the worry and the anxiety of many american and the anxiety of many american families on the periphery of the families on the periphery of the economic safety net. economic safety net. but it is an important moment we but it is an important moment we believe to think about the believe to think about the growing need of the many growing need of the many americans who are faced every americans who are faced every day with a choice between paying day with a choice between paying basic bills or feeding their basic bills or feeding their families. families. what do you do when you can't what do you do when you can't fill the fridge, when you're not fill the fridge, when you're not sure how you feed
revenge. why are regular pakistani's upset with the u.s. instead of celebrating the death of a mass murderer. why does it seem america issen my number one in pakistan? florida atlantic's football coach forced out for allegedly using drugs. as america's marijuana laws are relaxed should the sports crackdown on pot go up in smoke? are we alone in the universe? scientists found billions of reasons why we may not be. i'm antonio mora. we begin with a poisoned partnership between u.s. and pakistan. a drone strike friday killed taliban leader hakimullah mehsud, before peace talks between the pakistan government and the taliban were supposed to begin. pakistan's interior minister accused the u.s. of tarting not the taliban, but regional piece. >> it was an ambush, not a fire from the front, an ambush. >> in washington, chairman mike rogers was all for taking out hakimullah mehsud. >> he's part of an haka ni network. this was a bad guy. by the way, there's information recently that concerned us about the safety of our troops. i'm a little better for our troops today than i did before this e
and water. president obama ordered two more military ships to the region, their helicopters will be used to deliver supplies and help with evacuation. 22 countries are rushing money and aid to the philippine islands. >>> the face of flying is about to chaining, the justice department signing off on a merger between american airlines and u.s. airways. it will bet world's biggest. >>> two medical organizations are recommending new guidelines that could double the amount of americans taking cholesterol-related drug stattens. they are being encouraged to prescribe higher doses to people. >> hawaii is on the verge of passing same-sex marriage. the legislature has passed the deal. the governor will sign it in the morn. it will boost tourism by $217 million. "america tonight" is up next and you can get the late u.s. news online at aljazeera.com. >> every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? consider this... antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the sta
program. caroline kennedy sworn in as a u.s. ambassador to japan, the first woman to hold the post. she expected to gravel there friday and will meet with the prime minister after that. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" is up next. i'll see you tomorrow night. you can get the latest news on line at al jazeera. have a great night. >> robert, you said that you're planning on heading there yourself. >> probably within the next few weeks, yeah. we have our real experts on the ground that are there right now, and as managers, we try to stay out of their way and let them do what they need to do to save kids. >> best of luck on the ground. they need all the help they can get. vice president with the department of humanitarian response for save the chirp. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> coming up, we're going to continue our coverage of typhoon haiyan. a disturbing report on why girls are less likely than boys to be saved when a disaster strikes. that's coming up after the break. >> budget cuts at the pentagon and now brand new military aircraft are b
in the pacific, the u.s. says its jets have defied a new air defense zone imposed by china. highlands prime minister, thousands storm government ministries and offices, plus. >> it's not coming back, the process must move forward. >> kenya vows to press on with plans to close the largest refugee camp. with the news from europe, including. >> with a guide to how scotland request be as ask independent state. >> and turning the pages of history. a rare symbol of the nation's identity is put up for auction in the u.s. for up to $30 million. >> within the past hour, the u.s. has revealed two of its military aircraft have thrown around disputed islands in the east china sea, it did so without informing beijing, and that's in defiance of an air defense zone, that beijing imposed. and the i.u. in china. live for us in washington, d.c., give us what details we know? what exactly did the aircraft do in the china self-declared air defense zone? >> what we know is that around midnight washington time, rather, 7:00 p.m. washington time, those two bombers entered this newly declared air defense identific
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